Preparing for an Interview

This course is designed to enhance your current interview skills, examining techniques to ensure proper interview preparation and increased personal effectiveness. By understanding the different possible elements to interviews and examining what interviewers are looking for, you can identify how your strengths and experience can meet the interview criteria and give yourself the best chance of success.

This course will take you through the entire process, providing you with practical tips and guidance to put into practice for future interviews. This is a very practical and interactive course where you will be given sample CV templates, interview questions and also have the opportunity for mock interview skills practice.

Who Should Attend?

Individuals preparing for an interview or looking to make a career move.

Course Overview

We recommend that participants bring along their current CV and any job descriptions or specifications they may have for an upcoming interview. If you interview is competency based, please bring with you the relevant competencies.

  • Where and how to look for Jobs
  • Selling yourself, networking, online searches etc.
  • Applying for a job – Getting an Interview
  • Understanding the Job Advertisement / Job Specification
  • Application Method.
  • Preparing for Interview
  • Researching for the Interview, Questioning, What is the Interviewer looking for?
  • The Interview
  • Preparation for feeling confident
  • Interpersonal, Communication & Listening Skills
  • Presentation Skills for Interview
  • Understanding the most important aspects of making a Presentation
  • Basic PowerPoint slide design
  • Salary negotiation
  • Follow-up techniques

What Past Participants Say...

“Very informative and clearly presented.”

“Very good, makes you think about the task at hand and get into the zone.”

“Extremely useful for my interview.”

“Found Sinéad to be an excellent facilitator, clearly defined goals and targets set out – found the course very useful and informative.”

“I have attended a similar course to this before, but without doubt this is far superior.”

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